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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Nuremberg
Nuremberg, but levied taxes and constituted the highest judicial court in matters relating to poaching and forestry; he also was the appointed protector of the various ecclesiastical establishments, churches, and monasteries, even of the Bishopric of
Nuremberg became a free imperial city, when Frederick II presented it with a most important charter, freeing it from all authority excepting that of the emperor himself.
Nuremberg Realizing its weakness, the city asked to be incorporated in the Kingdom of Prussia but Frederick William II refused the request, fearing to offend Austria, Russia, and France.
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  Nuremberg Trials - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nuremberg Trials were the trials of officials involved in World War II and the Holocaust during the Nazi regime.
The trials were held in the city of Nuremberg, Germany, from 1945 to 1949, at the Nuremberg Palace of Justice.
The Nuremberg trials initiated a movement for the prompt establishment of a permanent international criminal court, eventually leading over fifty years later to the adoption of the Statute of the International Criminal Court.
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 Nuremberg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nuremberg (German: Nürnberg) is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia.
Nuremberg is known as the home of the Iron Maiden, a notorious fake of a torture device of the middle ages.
In 1298, the Jews of the town were accused of having desecrated the host and 698 were slain in one of the many Rindfleisch massacres Behind the Massacre in 1298 was also the desire to combine the northern and southern parts of the city which were divided by the river Pegnitz going through the middle.
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 Nuremberg, Germany
Nuremberg may well be Bavaria's second largest city but the locals prefer to think of it as the centre of Franconia.
The city of Nuremberg expanded on both banks of the river Pegnitz and because of this, the Old Town is often divided into the Seebald-quarter and the Lorenz-quarter, both of which are named after the two main parish churches.
Nuremberg is not situated near a big river or the sea yet despite its geographical location, it managed to become one of the most important medieval trading and craftsmanship towns.
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 THHP Short Essay: The Trial at Nuremberg
At the most famous of these, the Nuremberg Trial, 22 individual Nazi officials, and seven groups that had been organized to carry out the Nazi programs, were placed on trial for their crimes.
Gilbert was the psychologist assigned to evaluate and counsel the defendants at Nuremberg.
The record of the Nuremberg Trial, like that of any trial, is long and disorganized because the information consists only of the evidence and is often presented in a piecemeal fashion.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Nuremberg Trials
Nuremberg Palace of Justice is a building complex in Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany which is most famous for being the location of the famous Nuremberg Trials that were held after the Second World War for the henchmen of Adolf Hitler, between 1945 and 1949 for those who were still presumed to...
At the most famous of these, the Nuremberg Trial, 22 individual Nazi officials, and seven groups that had been organized to carry out the Nazi programs, were placed on trial for their crimes.
The record of the Nuremberg Trial, like that of any trial, is long and disorganized because the information consists only of the evidence and is often presented in a piecemeal fashion.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Nuremberg-Trials   (815 words)

  
 Germany 2006 - Cities and stadiums - Nuremberg
The most impressive testimony to the period in which medieval Nuremberg flourished is its most prominent landmark, the Imperial Castle, which looms large in the old town area, surrounded by five kilometers of ramparts and eighty watchtowers.
Nuremberg became a center of humanism, the sciences, painting, and sculpture.
A permanent exhibition entitled "Fascination and Violence", shown on a surface area of 1,300 square meters, is dedicated to the causes and consequences of the Nazi regime.
wm2006.deutschland.de /EN/Content/Host-Country-Germany/Cities-and-stadiums/nuremberg.html   (684 words)

  
 Germany City Guide :: Nuremberg
Nuremberg's main sights are contained in the lovingly restored Altstadt (Old City) and the city also boasts the Germanic National Museum, a wonderful toy museum (Spielzeungmuseum), the Neus (New) Museum that is devoted to design since 1945, the Congress Hall in which the Nuremberg trials took place, and the 12th-century church St.
Mid-twentieth century Nuremberg recalls the Nazi rallies in the massive stadium, the destructive Allied bombing campaign and, after the War, the trials that took place in the city.
Nuremberg airport is 6.5km north of the city center.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/wc2006/city_guide/nuremberg.html   (802 words)

  
 Nuremberg: Past, Present and Future
But for all that he accomplished, my father always considered the Nuremberg trials of 1945-1946 to be the most profound experience of his life.
At Nuremberg, we rejected the certainty of execution for the uncertainty of a trial.
Nuremberg was the place where America's moral authority in the second half of the twentieth century was born.
www.thenation.com /doc/20061023/dodd   (2751 words)

  
 City of Nuremberg - Homepage
"Nuremberg kicks" is the heading the city devised for its comprehensive package of events in 2006.
Nuremberg as a city "of wit", where inventiveness and the researchers' curiosity have found a home.
And Nuremberg — as the centre of a European metropolitan region with 2.5 million citizens.
www.nuernberg.de /english/index.html   (170 words)

  
 Nuremberg travel guide - Wikitravel
Nuremberg (German: Nürnberg) [1] is a city in Bavaria, Germany.
Nuremberg's old town is divided by the river Pegnitz.
Nuremberg was on of the centres of the German toy industry.
wikitravel.org /en/Nuremberg   (2202 words)

  
 Nuremberg War Crime Trials - The International Military Tribunal
Neurath, Konstantin von, born in 1873 and a diplomat since 1908 was the Protector of Bohemia and Moravia from March, 1939 to 1943.
From November 20, 1945, until August 31, 1946, all sessions of the tribunal were held in Nuremberg under the presidency of Lord Justice Geoffrey Lawrence (later Baron Trevethin and Oaksey).
Those sentenced to death were executed in the early morning of October 16, 1946, in the old gymnasium of the Nuremberg prison, which in 1987 was torn down as part of a modernization project.
www.justiz.bayern.de /olgn/imt/imte.htm   (1735 words)

  
 Nuremberg Laws
The Nuremberg Laws were unique in classifying Jews, not as a religion or culture, but as a race.
The Nuremberg Laws were part of the Nazi's belief in an Aryan "master race." "Inferior races" such as the Slavs were useful only as slaves.
The Nuremberg Laws stated that only a person of 'German blood' (four white circles, top row left, on the chart) could be a German citizen.
www.chgs.umn.edu /Educational_Resources/Curriculum/Broken_Threads/Nuremberg_Laws/nuremberg_laws.html   (872 words)

  
 Nuremberg
Nuremberg's traced its origins were as a trading settlement on the Pegnitz River almost a millennium ago, but it would grow rapidly in the middle ages to be a major cultural center and seat of the Holy Roman Emporer.
Nuremberg had one of the largest pedestrian zones in Germany, covering roughly 70% of the massive Altstadt.
During the Christmas Market season, Nuremberg had the lebkuchen, "life cake" which was a type of gingerbread.
www.tompgalvin.com /places/de/bayern/nuremberg.htm   (433 words)

  
 How Bush's new torture bill eviscerates the promise of Nuremberg. - By David J. Luban - Slate Magazine
A compromise left the international status of Nuremberg law ambiguous—the tribunal's jurisdiction covered only the Axis countries, but nowhere does the charter suggest that the crimes it was trying were only crimes if committed by the Axis powers.
Because of this ambiguity, the status of the Nuremberg principles as international law was not established until 1950, when the U.N. General Assembly proclaimed seven Nuremberg Principles to be international law.
Principle VI of the Nuremberg seven defines war crimes as "violations of the laws or customs of war, which include, but are not limited to...
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 Le procès de Nuremberg : les accusés, le verdict et son rapport à la Shoah
A Nuremberg, Von Papen fut accusé d'avoir conspiré avec Hitler pour persuader Hindenburg de prendre Hitler dans le gouvernement comme Chancelier du Reich.
Après l'acquittement de Nuremberg, un tribunal allemand le condamna aux travaux forcés mais il fut libéré en 1949.
Il fut condamné à Nuremberg pour avoir conspiré en vue de réduire des millions de personnes en esclavage en les faisant travailler dans les industries d'armements allemandes.
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 ESPN.com - TRAVEL - World Cup '06 Venue: Nuremberg
Nuremberg is famed for its delicious 'Bratwurst', smallish, slim pork sausages roasted over wood fires and then served with either sauerkraut (pickled cabbage), potato salad, onions or radishes.
On encountering the picturesque, undulating Nuremberg old town today, it's almost impossible to comprehend that over 90 per cent of the city centre was demolished by Allied bombing raids towards the end of the Second World War.
Nuremberg will forever be known for its close connections with Nazism, for Hitler's mass rallies held here and the passing of the so-called Nuremberg Laws in 1935, which stripped Jews of their citizenship.
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 campus-germany.de - City portrait Nuremberg: With half a million residents, Nuremberg is a "treasure trove" of Bavaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Nuremberg has a vast spectrum on offer – everything from an impressive history to a modern metropolis, not to mention a culinary delight, namely, the famous Nuremberg gingerbread and small grilled sausages.
The famous Nuremberg grilled sausages are usually served with Sauerkraut and a dash of horseradish.
Nuremberg also supports the international writers association PEN with its initiative, "Writers in Exile", as also several other similar projects.
www.campus-germany.de /english/4.22.3.2233.html   (616 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Nuremberg: DVD: Yves Simoneau,Alec Baldwin,Jill Hennessy,Christopher Plummer,Roger Dunn,David ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Nuremberg is consistently interesting, and to its credit it does contain much serious material on the Nazi war crimes, but it is in the end a flawed production.
Nuremberg depicts the Nazi war crimes of World War II and the Hitler era.
And while one can hardly describe the Nuremberg trials as unflawed or perfect, they did prove to the world that the Allies were willing to subscribe to the existing canon of law to judge the actions of the Nazis.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005B6OY   (1718 words)

  
 TheFA.com - Nuremberg
Nuremberg's Frankenstadion will welcome England in its second of five World Cup games.
When England meet Trinidad and Tobago in Nuremberg, it'll be 41 year's since their last and only previous encounter in the city.
That match, a 1-0 win, was in the stadium's previous guise as the 50,000 capacity Municipal Stadium, which opened in 1928 and then renovated in 1961 following 1 FC Nuremberg's eighth German championship.
www.thefa.com /WorldCup2006/Venues/Stadia/Postings/2006/03/Stadium_Nuremberg.htm   (216 words)

  
 Michael Asimow: Judgment at Nuremberg
The Nuremberg war crime trials presented many thorny jurisprudential issues, such as the problem of ex post facto criminal law and the issue of how the court obtained jurisdiction over the defendants.
Judgment at Nuremberg is based on the third Nuremberg trial (there were a total of thirteen).
Muller also discusses the Nuremberg trial and domestic German trials against some of the judges—and recounts how all of them, judges and professors alike, were swiftly rehabilitated and got their jobs back.
www.usfca.edu /pj/articles/Nuremberg.htm   (1396 words)

  
 Karin Spaink - Nuremberg Files
Robbing the Nuremberg Files-people of their legal means of protest will make them go underground and make them less visible, not less dangerous.
Per this appeal ruling, the makers of the Nuremberg Files can be held liable because their works amounted to illegal threats, not free speech.
In March 2001, the 9th circuit finaly came with a new ruling: whatever the NF stated and what the ACLA had published, was deemed to be well within the limits of freedom of speech.
www.xs4all.nl /~kspaink/nuremberg/index.html   (950 words)

  
 Witnesses to Nuremberg
By contrast, the Nuremberg Trials (1945-1949), which sought j ustice for the victims of Nazi war crimes, had a profound effect upon history but involved only a small number of direct participants.
Although the trials were shown on newsreels and chronicled in the papers and on radio, for many they remained a distant affair to a society preoccupied with rebuilding shattered lives, communities, and economies.
The authors seek to capture the "Nuremberg experience," from living in a bombed-out city, to rebuilding the courtroom, to the everyday lives of the participants.
www.ucc.uconn.edu /~wwwcoh   (602 words)

  
 Nuremberg Chronicle
The Nuremberg Chronicle, more properly known as the Liber Chronicarum, is a history of the world from creation to its publication in 1493.
Yet, the Nuremberg Chronicle is more than simply a fine example of craft and artistry in the early years of printing it also reflects the spirit of its time.
While on the one hand it demonstrates the influence of Renaissance humanism, it also shows a society in the process of transformation from medieval to modern, and from a scribal culture to a print culture.
www.lib.umd.edu /RARE/Exhibits/Nuremberg/index.html   (338 words)

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